An update on the Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular: It’s happening!

The Boston Pops perform at a previous Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. (photo credit: Boston Symphony Orchestra) Earlier this year, it wasn't certain whether the July 4th Spectacular would be held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual version was held last year. But this year, there's a live event with activities on opposite … Continue reading An update on the Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular: It’s happening!

Lincoln County Fair ends today in Newport, Oregon

Featured image by Raventhorne, courtesy Creative Commons The Lincoln County Fair is underway this weekend in Newport, Oregon. The July 4 lineup features a range of activities that the entire family will enjoy. Live music is scheduled throughout the day at the Main Stage, and camel rides are available at the 4-H Animal Barn. Here's … Continue reading Lincoln County Fair ends today in Newport, Oregon

Let Freedom Bells Ring celebration July 4 in St. Helens, Oregon

Fireworks over the Columbia River in St. Helens, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Let Freedom Bells Ring celebrates the 245th birthday of the United States in St. Helens, Oregon. The day's events start Sunday, July 4, at 1:30 p.m. at the Columbia County Courthouse Plaza, 230 Strand Street, and ends with a fireworks show over … Continue reading Let Freedom Bells Ring celebration July 4 in St. Helens, Oregon

The Fort Dalles Fourth celebration is on in The Dalles, Oregon

Get ready for a full day of festivities at the Fort Dalles Fourth celebration in The Dalles, Oregon. The fun starts with an early morning run and ends late evening with fireworks. Here's the schedule: 7 a.m.—Rocket Run at the Bargeway Pub, 1535 Bargeway Road8 a.m.—Community Breakfast at the Bargeway Pub9 a.m.—Community Yoga at the … Continue reading The Fort Dalles Fourth celebration is on in The Dalles, Oregon

4th of July Powwow and Fireworks in Cherokee, North Carolina

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The annual 4th of July Powwow and Fireworks return to the Acquoni Expo Center in Cherokee, North Carolina, this year. The celebration starts at noon Eastern time on Friday, July 2. The powwow features a variety of dances and dance contests throughout the weekend. The event ends at 10 p.m. … Continue reading 4th of July Powwow and Fireworks in Cherokee, North Carolina

2021 fireworks show in Coos Bay moves to new location

The 2021 Bay Area Fireworks Extravaganza in Coos Bay, Oregon, is moving to a new location. The display will be at the entrance to the Marshfield Channel, across from the Coos Historical Museum at 1210 North Front Street. The 20-minute show will be visible along the Coos Bay Boardwalk and U.S. Highway 101 into Coos … Continue reading 2021 fireworks show in Coos Bay moves to new location

Lincoln City’s July 4 celebration includes parade, fireworks

Photo credit: Explore Lincoln City The 2021 July 4 celebration in Lincoln City, Oregon, features a parade and fireworks display. The boat parade starts at 7 p.m. at Devils Lake on Sunday, July 4. Then at dusk, the fireworks display begins over Siletz Bay in the Historic Taft District. Parking will be allowed on public … Continue reading Lincoln City’s July 4 celebration includes parade, fireworks